Mr. Rajan Singh Bhandari, aged 60 years is a Chartered Accountant from ICAI and post graduate in Economics from TU. He is a prominent personality in the Nepalese Banking Industry. He has served numerous important positions in the past such as the President of Nepal Bankers Association (NBA), Chairman of Deposit Insurance & Credit Guarantee Corporation, Chairman of Nepal Electronic Payment Systems Ltd. (NEPS), Chairman of Nepal Clearing House Ltd. (NCHL) and Chairman of Mero Microfinance Bittiya Sanstha Ltd. He was also the Vice President of Management Association of Nepal (MAN).
In the professional arena; Mr. Bhandari has served Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for 26 years (June 1980 – Dec 2006) in various capacities and was the Executive Director during his exit from NRB. Whilst in NRB, Mr. Bhandari was also one of the key players in leading and coordinating the Financial Sector Reform Program of Nepal. Further; introducing and formulating several prudential norms and directives in the history of Nepalese Banking System can also be listed under his achievements. Furthermore, he is also the founder CEO of Citizens Bank International Ltd. and has contributed significantly in the Bank’s progress from its establishment in 2007 till 2018.